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the death penalty in california with life without parole voters rejected prop 32 banning unions and corporations from using payroll deductions to fund political campaigns. >> democrats in sacramento will have a super majority or two thirds in the state assembly. speaker perez says the assembly should have 54 democrats still not clear if the state senate will have a super majority of democrats. pro tem steinberg says he's hopeful democrats will be able to raise taxes and pass budgets without republican support if they get. >>> decisive victory for feinstein who will return to washington for a fourth term the 79-year-old san francisco democrat defeated danville republican emken. feinstein was better known and better financed than emken and did not and would not debate her. >> katie marzullo continues our coverage with long cal races. >> reporter: i zoomed in on the -- bay area, no surprise to anyone all blue in all the districts in the bay area. we want to focus on some of the bigger ones, district 3 john garamendi, vs. vann he has held state office for four decades, vann is someo
. >> lisa, thank you. breaking news at this hour. workers at raley's grocery stores throughout california and they have he have are on strike. it's a dispute over wages, healthcare and other benefits. we are joined live from the store in fremont with the details. good morning. what did is mean for shoppers. >> it means the workers don't want customers to to shop here. they don't want money going into these stores until their contract is figured out. this picket line you are seeing at this store in fremont is the meat cutters. the meat cutners this store are members of the united food workers union. they are encouraging customers not to shop here. it is a different scenario at each store across northern california, central california and nevada. some grocery workers are members of unions and are not working. at this particular raley's, grocery workers are not union members. they are being told to cross the picket line and come in or otherwise they are told they will lose their jobs. this camps after intense negotiations with the federal mediators, but contract talks have been in the work f
their votes early. tonight election night party [ unintelligible ] >>> here in california one of the most closely watched races today will be prop 30. amy hollyfield joins you live from oakland where the governor is expected to cast his ballot in the next hour. >> reporter: here at fire station 6, governor brown will be surrounded by teachers and students he is not the only one advocating for the proposition. yesterday former labor secretary robert reich held a rally. regents said tuition would go up $2400 next semester without prop 30. governor brown held rallies yesterday across the state. students who are against prop 30 say they resent the fact that legislatures haven't better protected education funding. first the governor as he gets biblical about it. >> read the gospel of luke chapter 12, verse 48 where it says those to whom much has been given, much will be required. that's what prop 30 it tells those who have done the best pay a little back. >> students don't have a voice they don't have a strong lobby in sacramento that's why politicians feel comfortable cutting education first.
for california's budget fiscal analyst says the state is on the verge of producing surpluses for the first time since 2001. the office says california should have a nine billion dollar surplus by 2017. calling the surplus a dramatic turn around this all dependent on state lawmakers avoiding a spending spree. >>> tsa plans to roll out new screening system today. called tsa pre-check it allows passengers on participating airlines to be prescreened so tsa can concentrate on people who are more lakey to pose a risk. officials expect to see 3% more travelers going through the airport between now and new year's when you compare it to last year. >>> 6:06. traffic and weather together. you want to know when the rain will arrival. right now skies are still clear live picture from san francisco's embarcadero. clouds will be creeping in. mike will have your full forecast. sue is going to check in with your commute. >>> ultimatum issued to striking hostess employees that could end in a company-wide liquidation. >>> ebb and flow of fog in the north bay around santa rosa at the reporting station, 3/4 visibil
to deliver gas to ports. they are easing restrictions on what kind of gas can be burned. northern california are sending types to help the east coast recover from the storms. a second pg&e team is on the way to help restore power and coast guard teams have been sent to the region. they will mostly help with the removal of hazardous waste. >>> under the pressure to meet the immediate needs of the city, new york mayor michael bloomberg reversed himself yesterday and cancelled tomorrow's new york marathon. sergio quintana talked with runners who were among 47,000 others already in place for the world's largest marathon. >> this would have been the ninth marathon annie mitchell participated in and would have been her final race but she cancelled her plans after seeing the devastation the city is still dealing with. >> i just didn't think it was right that they were pulling resources to help runners when there's people missing, no power, no water, no food, no heat. it just didn't seem right at all. >> she, along with at least half a dozen other san francisco runners, had trained for months to run
-year-old is an american, born of mexican immigrants raised in a small southern california city near the border. he celebrated the bay area's diversity in his speech saying, if there is one thing i can say about this team is we are a great example of this city. >> the diversity of this city. >>> new video shows abandon jeep on top of a 14 foot border fence this happened tuesday year yuma, arizona border agents suspect smugglers tried to use the ramps, they tried to free the jeep but ran when agents approached. agents didn't find anything in the jeep it is believed they ran off with whatever drugs may have been inside. >>> violence mars multiple halloween celebrations in southern california. late night shooting outside a well-known hollywood landmark. plus, violence hitting a college campus. >>> crosswalk crash in the north bay. two little trick-or-treaters to the hospital after getting hit by a car. >> reporter: it is wet out here. we'll show you the weather conditions in the bay area, coming up, next. >>> good morning. ly look outside this is downtown oakland you can see traffic zip
's sponsored tree lighting. 33,000 lights. 1100 ornaments cover that 83-foot tree. >>> california's great america in santa clara the second annual global winter wonderland is underway. lights, lanterns and lasers highlight the display. they also have face painters, jugglers, fire dancers and fire eaters. >>> coming up, why they are planning to resume the remains of yasser arafat in a few days. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >> this is abc7 news. >> veteran actor and '80s icon larry hagman has died. hag is probably best known as the oil baron j.r. august on the hit series "dallas." he appeared from 1978 to 1991. earlier this year he revived his j.r. role in a reboot of the series on cable. according to a dallas newspaper, costars linda gray and patrick duff
the court will sift through appeals on california's prop 8 and the national defense of marriage act. for justices the issue is not just what to decide, but when it should be decided. in the past the court has been criticized for waiting too long or moving too quickly to recognize constitutional rights. >>> locked-out national hockey league players hit the ice last night in new jersey raising money for super storm sandy victims. it is the first game since the lockout began in september. the charity game was called operation hat trick. tickets sold for 20 to $100 each, and the nhl players association plans to slow in an additional $20,000 on top of what they raise. >>> 422 regular season hockey games have been cancelled so far and friday the nhl pulled the plug on the all-star weekend. but the lockout isn't all bad news. it's giving local minor leaguers a chance to shine. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard follows sharks fans to the cow palace where the san francisco bulls play. >> reporter: call it major league hockey without all the glitz. >> kettle corn! >> or the glamour. >> high-
the california breast cancer mapping project the western half of contra costa county, northern alameda and swath of santa clara and san mateo counties have rates 10 to 20% higher than the state average. one possible reason, women in these areas are more likely to be diagnosed earlier and more likely to have private insurance. read more about the study on abc7news.com under see it on tv. >>> 6:11. the new list of cities putting san francisco at the top. >>> black friday isn't just for big boxed retailers animals. the boost gun dealers are reporting. >>> are e-readers on your christmas list? michael finney ahead with which models come out on top. >> >> good morning. low clouds not as dense this morning fog out towards livermore and napa, otherwise cloudy start numbers are mainly in the 40s and 50s by the afternoon partly to mostly cloudy numbers from upper 50s at our coast could see sprinkles late in the day to lower 60s around san jose, 62 oakland, 60 san francisco overnight tonight rain develop early evening hours, dry, tomorrow looking at heavy rain in the morning and wind advisory all by 4:00
battle to bring new business to the city but now phoenix is jumping in trying to lure california k we take a look at what's happening. >>> on election night governor jerry brown celebrated the passage of proposition 30. 54% of voters decided to raise income taxes on the stat's top earners and agreed to a hike in sales taxes. >> we think the recent tax package that was passed that really targets what we call high performers or producers from an economic perspective is going to really start to dislodge the serial ceo management and places in places like silicon valley. >> in a bid to turn it into opportunity. the greater phoenix council launched a new program this week aimed at luring california companies away. >> we think it will happen. we know virginia, north carolina, texas, south carolina will be in the target talking to california businesses. we want to present a greater opportunity for phoenix. >> the phoenix group hopes to fly in 50 ceos. they are interested in luring leaders of companies with 200 employees or more to intro them to arizona's lower tax structure. >> we would enco
while going through the check point at southwest airlines. he was on his way home to southern california. we are told he took off his watch and put it in a bin with his carry i don't know, and covered it with a coat. >> the watch had on it a toggle switch, a series of fuses, a series of wires protruding from it, a circuit board. >> the alameda county sheriff's sergeant said even though he was not in possess eggs of explosives, the bomb squad determined he had what was needed to make a timing device for a bomb. police also say his boots were two sizes too big and stuffed with layers of in soles, just like the shoe bomber, richard read. >> he had what appeared to be a homemade cavity in there. >> an area where things could be stashed. and his shirt was military style. there was it tourniquet in the sleeve. it was what soldiers can use to stop the bleeding it if their arm is injured. and police want to find out what was really going on. nelson said there is always the concern that this could have been a dry run. in the newsroom, abc7 news. >> straight ahead, a slight change of plans when th
couple of days for extreme northern california. but for the bay area the storm systems, well, they will stay to the north of us. the tail end of one of them is going to try to slide on through here late tuesday into wednesday, giving us a little more rain. today the snow continues for the next couple of hours. but it's at a high level, above 7,000 feet. expecting around a foot, maybe an inch or two at lake level. back home today we have the raiders at 1:00. low 60s. so it will be a little cool, breezy along the cove. 60 san francisco. down by the monterey bay we are looking at a few more showers perhaps this morning and 65 salinas. we will dry it out. continue that tore tomorrow into tuesday. north day, west chance of showers tuesday night into wednesday. trying out for pg&e day. the big happening day on friday warming up and into the weekend it looks dry as well. hopefully that will cooperate with all the plans locally around here. >> are you one of those who gets out there on friday. >> no. >> and joins the madness? >> not me. >> me either. thanks, lisa. coming up at 7:00 i
discovery in her home. >>> we jut told you about the big power ball drawing. california missed out this time around. could the golden state be getting ready to play the game? we'll explain. >>> good morning. live look at the bay bridge toll, carpool lanes getting by nicely otherwise traffic backing past overcrossing towards the macarthur maze. gusty winds still out there this morning take extra care. we'll be back with your full commute coming up. >> good thursday morning november 29th. we see towards san francisco it is dry right now, there are isolated showers but get ready for later on. thanks for joining us i'm eric thomas. >>> and i'm kristen sze. it is the calm before the storm. >>> good morning. live doppler 7 hd this morning shows the main rain in the north bay this is very light from highway 1, cloverdale and clear lake, a few showers through san rafael, novato now mainly offshore. we have a system cuing up to the north of us spreading very heavy rain along the north coast this is what spread south throughout the day our second system will bring heavy rain tonight into tomorrow. as
at a san diego hospital due to quick work by the 129th rescue wing of the california air national guard based at moffett field this is air national guard video of the rescue of the seaman. you can see him being hoisted up by a rescue helicopter. the man was pulled off his vessel and flown to mexico, then put on a cargo plane to san diego where he was treated at a trauma center. >>> two advocacy groups issuing new call on prisons to grant early releases to incapacitated and terminally ill prisoners. they are making the call on a new report released this morning the group says sometimes justice requires compassion, even for people who broke the law. they go on to argue keeping incapacitated and terminally ill prisoners behind bars is unfair and costly to the country. >>> federal authorities have a big warning for parents, be careful what you buy your kids. this year customs and consumer product safety commission have blocked a record number of dangerous toys from hitting store shelves some had electrical or choking hazards. customs officers testified a shipment of toys out of the book for
stores, bel air markets and nob hill foods in california and nevada. stay with abc7 morning news coming up amy hollyfield will buy the latest. >>> police in union city investigating the death of a money whose body was found in a trash bin a woman discovered the -- the injured man while taking out her garbage yesterday morning she called authorities who rushed him to a hospital where he died. police are pursuing active leads. >>> san francisco police still looking for a man they say tried to ram an officer with a car police attempted to stop the man yesterday after he was suspected of breaking into a vehicle. he ran into a construct site after getting out of his car police dog joined the search for the man in the building at third street, officers surrounded the building for a short time as well. >>> family in monterey county hopes you can help them fan a missing woman who suffers from alzheimer's. -- them find a miss woman who suffers from alzheimer's disease she was last seen 2:45 thursday afternoon he is 5'6, weighs 220 pounds. police say she was last seen driving a white 20 lexus gs.
in southern california this morning. she had incredibly good fortune weeks before a 23 million dollar lotto prize was going to be forfeited. the winning ticket was sold at a palmdale liquor store in may, with no one claiming the prize the store released surveillance photos recognized by her daughter. the woman found the ticket after a search in her car where it has sat for five months she filed her claim yesterday. >> after you see someone on surveillance and find them it is not a good thing. >> this lady i'm sure she is happy about it. >>> still ahead, october jobs report is out. we go live to new york city and tell you why not the exchange for this morning's opening bell as investors get ready to react. >>> campaign spin the obama and romney camps want you to hear following the jobs report. >> new poll showing where californians stand on repealing the death penalty. [ inaudible ] >>> welcome back to the abc7 morning news. you are looking live at the opening bell. >>> the unemployment rate crept up to 7.9% from .8%. how should we digest that? more on that with jane king. she will be report
on northern california roads. new information we are learning after a family of four collides head-on with a- minivan. >> reporter: it is foggy out here i'm amy hollyfield live at the bay bridge, next what it looks like on the roads. >>> good morning on this monday, 6:29, highway 87 in san jose different picture from what we've been showing you didn't looking to give here. is it going to get foggy? thanks for joining us i'm kristen sze. >>> i'm eric thomas. we are not recommending those of you in the north and east bay reroute to the south bay but it is foggy out there. >>> live doppler 7 hd not picking up rain now, talking about the fog the dense fog advisory through 9:00, not only in the north bay, you saw the south bay ed good, -- east bay and south bay has the better conditions this morning the fog is moving a little around the hayward area, fremont, conditions are deteriorating there, so far, you are escaping the would have of it in the south bay as you head out this morning, you have to give yourself extra time then it does lift and we are getting into another sunny and mild afternoon
for problems between the two. troy nosenzo is driving a gray, 2006 silverado pickup truck with california license plates 807-0015. he's wanted for murder. i'm allen wong, abc7 news. >>> the man whose holds our nations secrets has abruptly resigned. four-star general david petraeus cited poor judgment for having an extramarital affair. he's one ever america's most decorated generals. he's been called a national hero. they said he was having a relationship with his biographer, paula broadwell. they said the relationship was discovered after the fbi saw e-mails that raised concerns. broadwell is a graduate of the military academy at west point and spent 15 years. she is married with two children. david petraeus met his wife holly at west point, his wife. senator dianne feinstein said i wish president obama had not accepted the resignation but i understand and accept the decision. here's peter king. >> the country is going to lose. obviously this hurts general petreas, but it hurts the country more. he's a man of extraordinary dedication, extraordinarily hard-working. >> this comes days befor
will be in court today. 49-year-old jeffrey mcgann of southern california was taken into custody thursday night. he a watch with fuses, switches and wires, layers of insoles inside boots which were two sizes too big he told investigators he's an artist and he was carrying artwork his lawyer give a statement he said in part, ex-centric artists behave he can -- eccentric artists behave eccentricly. >>> the battle to bring war -- jurors to san francisco is expected to get new reinforcements restaurant and hotel workers are expected to join in support of the proposed new arena. the proposal includes new hotel built across from the arena. last week the board of supervisors voted the one billion dollar project is financially feasible. the resolution is set to come before the full board tomorrow. >>> traffic and weather together, next. live look outside right now, we are looking at the golden gate bridge, traffic moving justps$÷ fine. mike is going to tell us when -- [ inaudible ] >>> ahead and new, teens try get an edge in sports. [ inaudible ] . >>> welcome back. 10 minutes after 6:00 on this monday mo
in a california park. [ female announcer ] martinelli's gold medal sparkling cider is the perfect choice for holiday gatherings. martinelli's is non-alcoholic, festive like champagne, and tastes great! martinelli's: since 1868. >>> welcome back. live doppler you can see heavy drizzle showing up on live doppler 7 hd the reason why we have two hour and 43 minute flight arrival delays into sfo that extends into bay bridge, treasure island, yerba buena island into marin county. this is going to be the case today with moist southerly want we could have drizzle any time during the morning to light rain in the north bay. i still think our best chance of steadier rain will be in the north bay the west of -- the rest of us could have sprinkles to scattered light rain during the afternoon our steadier rain starting during the evening and overnight today in the 60s. >>> bay bridge toll, metering lights just turned on, wind advisory for the cantilever section westbound you can see delays past the first overcrossing towards san francisco. westbound highway 4 port chicago slow traffic accident blockin
to other states after california voters defeated prop 37 tuesday, 53% of voters said, no on the measure. the yes on 37 campaign now tells the sacramento bee it is going to try similar efforts in washington, oregon, connecticut and vermont. they maintain the foods are unnatural and harmful to human health. >>> microsoft admitting to consumers the storage space listed for its new surface tablet isn't true. microsoft is listing one model of the new tablet with 32 gig bites of storage space but it only has 16 the other 16 is used to install the new operating system microsoft tells the los angeles times it wants users to get the most out of the tablet. >>> holiday shopping is just around the corner so are the hard sells for extended warranties and service plans for everything from computers to appliances. michael finney takes a look at whether you should buy one. >> reporter: good morning. consumer reports says there's a real dollar and cents reason for this stores make more profit on these than on the product you are buying. whether you are buying a holiday gift or need a new appliance you
:00, the agreement averts possible with check-out clerks and other employees in northern california. the new agreement leaves the health plan unscathed. the agreement comes as employees with competitoríh raley's nob hill continue their strike. >>> expect traffic delays again this weekend around the new outlet mall in livermore. the stores drew huge crowds on opening day. take a look at traffic on 580 heading into the mall before 6:00. the mall predicts as many as 140,000 will come through the doors this weekend. >> if it was that bad last night, tonight being friday night people heading out of town on 580 going east, you have been warned. traffic and weather together are next. here's a live look at the about with toll -- at the bay bridge toll not raining there at moment. mike will have your full forecast. sue will talk about some of the ponding still out this and what the traffic looks like now. >>> secretary of state clinton comes face-to-face with the widow of the bay area native killed in libya. the new honor >>> welcome back of the. north of 237 in the south bay light shower moving thr
california voters approved a tax hike to fund schools? >>> trading underway on wall street. dow is up 2 1/2 points. live to jane king at the new >>> welcome back. here's a look at doppler radar covering the entire state, dry out there no matter where you are going high clouds and sun everywhere today mild from 53 in tahoe to 64 in yosemite, upper 60s to low 70s through the central valley, big sur 73°, san diego 71 near 80 in l.a. and palm springs. safe travels. >>> let's check in with josh elliot for what is coming up on "good morning america." >>> good wednesday morning many coming up here, why is this woman, carrying a sign proclaiming herself to be an idiot? what if i told you it was punishment for a traffic violation. we'll tell you about it, how people are reacting a story you first heard about here on "good morning america" which is screen, because it is next, right here on "good morning america." >> that comes up in 14 minutes. right now this story. governor brown plans to appear this morning at a uc regents meeting in san francisco to urge officials to control costs and avoid ano
are best. the state of california has specific guidelines on recycling batteries to check them out go to abc7news.com for more information on recycling all different types of batteries. i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. >>> big weather day. mike has it all. >>> let's open the weather window and get our first look at the morning, gorgeous from mount sutro back towards the bay, all the way to almost mount hamilton that's how clear the air is, a few clouds, moving away they will be replaced by high clouds into the afternoon hours. live doppler 7 hd, lack of clouds means lack of radar returns, confirming how dry it is. temperatures just updated, still 38 napa and santa rosa, 50 antioch and san francisco else in the 40s. monterey bay mid to upper 40s gilroy 40 salinas 46. mostly sunny, dry today, chilly, foggy, definitely have some of those nights coming especially inland and dry pattern for the entire seven day forecast. temperatures today in the mid 60s for most of us, 63 san francisco, concord 65 san jose 66 santa rosa low to mid 60s coast monterey bay mid to upper 60s upper 60s to 70
back. let's check out live doppler 7 hd and all the doppler radars across california all showing the same thing, dry air, it is going to be warm everywhere today from 86 in big sur, low to mid 80s through the central valley, 64 tahoe, san diego 88 palm springs 94, better in los angeles warmer i should say 95°. >>> 6:45. the nanny charged with stabbing to death two children she cared for in new york city told detectives she was fed up with being bossed around. 50-year-old ortega was interviewed by detectives saturday from her hospital bed she waived her right to have a lawyer. she told investigators she vented the family because she were always telling her -- she resented the family because they were always telling her what to do. >>> investigators in pennsylvania are still trying to determine whether a little boy died from falling into a zoo enclosure or being mauled by the wild dogs in that enclosure. the mother placed him on a railing so could see the african painted dogs the boy fell into the exhibit. the dogs attacked him after he plunged possibly 14 feet into their home. zo
fees for super seniors, california state university system meeting today about a controversial plan that raises fees for students who have been there too long without getting a degree. >> number five, major league baseball's writer's association manager and a's skipper -- [ unintelligible ] are bottle on the short -- [ unintelligible ] [ unintelligible ] >>> good morning. here's a look at live doppler, a few more high clouds than yesterday dry for your commute. 40s through the next hour or so most of us near 60 at noon, low to mid 60s 4:00 in the 50s by 7:00. >>> back to the bay bridge toll metering lights on, sluggish upper deck traffic backed to the macarthur maze. 80 westbound pinole valley road accident just cleared eastbound, now concluding it was westbound. highway 4 once again jammed pittsburg due to earlier accident. >>> that's it for this edition of the abc7 morning news. continuing in 25 minutes with news, weather and traffic during "good morning america." >>> we continue to follow our breaking news story we end with this live picture over that daly city neighborhood that
clear all the way up, maybe south on i-5 towards southern california no problems over the grapevine. live look at the bay bridge toll, obviously holiday black friday light wanted to take a look at some of your drive times 680 towards walnut creek perhaps heading to broadway plaza, 580 livermore where katie marzullo is at the paragon outlets, no problems getting off the freeway at el charro towards the mall. 101 through san rafael, golden gate bridge past the village in cortamadera traffic moving nicely no problems on the golden gate bridge. >>> 6:10. getting our first look at dui an -- at the dui's ares officers arrested 50 in the bay area alone compared to 39 last year statewide 250 two -- 250 two. >>> in texas two dead up to 100 hurt in massive pile-up on a highway 150 vehicles were involved in a series of chain reaction crashes on i-10 near boymont. the accident left 18 wheelers piled on top of cars. officials say it is likely many were driving too fast in dense fog as many as 12 in critical or serious condition the crash shutdown the freeway for hours, leaving other thanksgiving
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